Meet the Textile Artist: Nelly Wolf of Black Cat Judaica

Photo: Courtesy of Black Cat Judaica Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. I’ve lived my whole life in Vermont, in the northeastern United States. It’s a really rural community, and there aren’t a lot of Jews. In this area the shul you go to is usually the only one in a […]

Meet the Owners: Orna and Yair Moore of the Canaan Gallery

Photo: Courtesy of Canaan Gallery What inspired you to start your business, Canaan Gallery? The story of the inspiration of Canaan Gallery starts with two loose ends Orna and Yair Moore. As a ten years old girl Orna remembers babysitting her neighbour’s daughter. The neighbour used to go to a small room and Orna through […]

Product Review: “54 Portions of the Torah” Tallit by Pardes Designs (reviewed by Zohar K.)

Photo: Courtesy of Pardes Designs I would like to recommend the prayer shawls designed by the Pardes Designs. The prayer shawls can be an exciting gift for a Bar or Bat Mitzvah, a groom at his wedding. Tallit cloth is comfortable and good for touching and tying of the tassels is according to Halacha.  Anything left […]

Tallit Expert Sharona Lomberg: “No she can’t – Yes she can … No she can’t – Yes she can, Yes she can, Yes she can, Yes she Can!”

It almost sounds like to be or not to be… that’s the question. Photo: Courtesy of Pardes Designs I remember the first time I visited a Reform temple, I couldn’t believe my eyes!  There were women and men actually sitting next to each other during the service. I was shocked.  Something was wrong with this […]

Tallit Expert Sharona Lomberg on “The Thread That Connects Us”!

© Pardes Designs Sharona Lomberg: Artist, Designer, Owner of Pardes Designs   As an Israeli Yemenite girl seeing Tallitot (plural for Tallit) was something I just took for granted. It was when I started painting Judaica on silk that my curiosity got the better of me. I realized that the garment I saw and took for granted […]

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